Over 328,000 Users Hit By Foxit Data Breach

It has been reported that PDF solutions provider Foxit has informed customers that it had recently detected unauthorised access to data associated with its “My Account” service. The company told SecurityWeek that the incident impacted 328,549 users. The compromised data includes names, email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, company names, and IP addresses, but payment information was not exposed.


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Matan Or-El, Co-Founder and CEO,  Panorays
September 05, 2019
With access to business emails and passwords, hackers can conceivably obtain sensitive information.
Since no payment information was compromised in the Foxit breach, this latest cyber incident may appear to be innocuous. Yet since Foxit sells its software to many major companies including Google, Microsoft and Amazon, this breach has the power to provide cybercriminals with a backdoor into businesses. With access to business emails and passwords, hackers can conceivably obtain sensitive informat ....
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Lisa Baergen, VP of Marketing ,  NuData Security
September 05, 2019
For online companies who share customers with Foxit, credentials like passwords are not reliable anymore.
Here is yet another of the many headlines we see daily about exposed credentials through breaches, phishing, and other treacherous means. Foxit and its customers are the latest victims who need to mitigate any harm stemming from this incident. To reduce the ramifications, consumers must ensure to have different passwords for different online accounts so that when one password is compromised, it do ....
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